Our Budget

Taxpayers in the Learning Community are making a positive difference in the lives of children in the Omaha metro area. These children need new and proven programs to overcome poverty and succeed in school. By working with strong community partners, we are finding ways to maximize taxpayer dollars. It's all about a results-based process to support student success and our future workforce. 

Our Resources

Most of our yearly funding comes from the Learning Community Elementary Levy. Contrary to what you may have heard, the Learning Community does not spend or receive any funds from the School District Common Levy.

 

 

2016-2017 Program Budget

Poverty now impacts the education of more than 51,000 students in the Omaha metro area. Our budget supports two community centers, the Superintendents' Early Childhood Plan and pilot programs in nine school districts.

ELC Levy                   1.4 cents

Program Budget         $7.5 M

 

                                                                                               
 

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Resource: Estimates based on Douglas and Sarpy county assessor information for a home valuation of $150,000.

Our Spending

This year's program funding shows our comittment to expanding programs in our Learning Community centers in North and South Omaha and implementation of the  Suuperintendents' Early Childhood Education Plan. Click here to see how taxpayer dollars from the Learning Community Elementary Levy are spent to improve educational outcomes for chidlren in poverty throughout the Omaha metro area. We're accountable to taxpayers. See our latest results.

View our 2016-2017 Partners & Funding.

Annual Budget Detail

Our Programs

Programs for families and children are improving student achievement. See how taxpayers are helping students who need us the most. PROGRAMS

Getting Results

Our latest program evaluations show that taxpayers are getting a strong return on their investment. 
SEE OUR RESULTS

Investing Early

The Learning Community Center of North Omaha opens this fall! It'll give young students chances for success, while adults receive intensive early childhood training. MORE

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